Scott Joseph, owner of Louisville-based J&L Marketing, is taking on the role of CEO of the company. Joseph, who previously served as president of the company, has named Jamil Zabaneh to succeed him in that role.
Ben Hawkins, Transylvania University professor of music, has been named music director of the Central Kentucky Concert Band. Hawkins succeeds Peter LaRue, director of bands at Georgetown College, who has served as CKCB’s conductor for 20 years.
Miranda Lash has been appointed as the new curator of contemporary art at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville.
Robert Curran has been named artistic director for the Louisville Ballet.
Kevin Lippert has been promoted to vice president, technology services for Lexington-based Central Bank. Vina Risner has joined the bank as assistant vice president, mortgage loan originator.
Brigitte Blom Ramsey has been named associate executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. She succeeds Cynthia Heine, who has retired.
Nicholas J. Perlick has been named vice president for development and alumni relations at Eastern Kentucky University.
Charles Williams has been named as dean of Midway College’s newly formed School of Business, Equine and Sport Studies.
Kimberly C. Scranage has been named vice president for enrollment and degree management at Northern Kentucky University.
Kevin Gue has joined the University of Louisville’s J.B. Speed School of Engineering as head of the Logistics and Distribution Institute. Gue comes to the position from Auburn University, where he was an associate professor of industrial engineering.
Javier Barajas has been named track superintendent at Keeneland.
William C. Carstanjen has been named chief executive officer of Churchill Downs Inc. Carstanjen succeeds Robert L. Evans, who will continue as chairman of the board and will continue his full-time daily involvement in the leadership of the company. William E. Mudd has been promoted to president and chief financial officer of the company.
Richard Sible has been named executive chef of Garage Bar in Louisville. Sible succeeds Michael Paley, who is departing this fall to pursue other opportunities.
Richard L. McQuady has been named director of Lexington’s newly created Office of Affordable Housing.
Miranda Denney has been appointed deputy commissioner of community and mental health services for the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice.
Mark Bowman has been appointed executive director of the Office of Kentucky Veterans Centers.
Roger Thomas has been named director of the Governor’s Office of Legislative Services. Robin Morley has been named deputy director of the legislative office.
Stephen K. Toadvine has been named chief medical officer for Baptist Health Lexington, effective Nov. 5. Toadvine currently serves as chief medical officer and vice president for Hardin Memorial Health in Elizabethtown.
Norma Taylor has been named vice president of consulting and business development at Lexington-based CMI Consulting.
Lynette Guzzino has joined the Hammond Law Group as of counsel, consulting with the firm on immigration cases and assisting with business development. Guzzino will continue as a professor in the Thomas More College business department, where she focuses on international management and business law.
Greyson Meers has been named director of quality at Lexington-based Link-Belt Construction Equipment.
Col. Blaine Hedges has been named commander of the 7th Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox.
James Wheeler has been named medical director of Cedar Lake Lodge, a private, nonprofit organization that provides care for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities.
Ernie Brown has been named director of asset management and leasing for Covington-based Corporex.
Lauren Love-Wright has been named region president for Verizon Wireless’ Kentucky/Indiana/Michigan region.
Laura Mills has joined Insight Direct USA Inc. as a market leader, overseeing commercial enterprise client relationships in Kentucky.
Zack Raubuck has been named event supervisor for the Owensboro Convention Center.
Cindy Collins has been appointed manager of the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center in Pikeville.
Katie O’Malley has been named chief executive officer of Zipie, a full-service digital and social media agency in Lexington, and Beasley Digital, a company that specializes in graphic design, printing and visual communications.
Louisville-based CafePress Inc. has announced the following changes to its senior management: Bob Marino has retired as chief executive officer. Fred E. Durham III, co-founder of the company, has returned to the company to succeed Marino as CEO. Co-founder Maheesh Jain has also rejoined the company as chief marketing officer. Garett Jackson has been named chief financial officer.